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Photo: www.4uprince.com
Photo: www.4uprince.com

Prince’s Musical Magnificence Lives on Through 4U

Honoring a genius like the late Prince requires a particularly artistic tenacity few artists can reach. The short list includes 4U, the official Prince estate approved symphonic orchestra who delighted Prince aficionados on September 15 at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Art’s Filene Center.  In the grand wood-paneled amphitheater, 4U offered both familiar […]

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2CELLOS

2CELLOS Come to DAR Constitution Hall

Two Croatian cellists post a YouTube video of themselves playing…
DJ CYD

In the Mix with DJ CYD

Though no longer known as DJ Charity, after three years as a…
Lloyd Dobler Effect

Lloyd Dobler Effect’s Holiday Experience

Looking for a Washington-area holiday extravaganza that’s more…
St. Paul & The Broken Bones

New Year's with St. Paul & The Broken Bones

Hundreds of artists play 9:30 Club every year, but how many of…
Ben Folds

Declassified, In Motion: Ben Folds at The Kennedy Center

The Kennedy Center has often bridged the gap between the classical…
Dave Damiani

Dave Damiani Shoots for the Moon

It can be a difficult thing when multiple musical foci are competing…
Free To Rock

'Free to Rock’ Asks Us To Reconsider the Power of Culture

The question is nearly as old as humanity itself. Which is the…
Carly Rae Jepsen

Love Is Just a Call Away: Carly Rae Jepsen Kicks Off “Gimmie Love” Tour

There is something to be said about the power of pop classicism.…
Public Image Ltd. Brings Old-School Rebellion to U Street Music Hall

Public Image Ltd. Brings Old-School Rebellion to U Street Music Hall

In their earliest days, both the US and UK punk scenes lived…
Garbage

Celebrating Twenty Years of Garbage at the 9:30 Club

The word "garbage" conjures a smattering of sights and sounds,…
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Concerts & Festivals

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all-day Devils Backbone Hoopla 2018 @ Basecamp Brewpub and Meadows
Devils Backbone Hoopla 2018 @ Basecamp Brewpub and Meadows
Sep 28 – Sep 30 all-day
Devils Backbone Hoopla 2018 @ Basecamp Brewpub and Meadows | Roseland | Virginia | United States
The Hoopla Adventures are activities, events and workshops that celebrate the seven amazing values that make up the Devils Backbone culture: beer positive, passion, adventure, family, humility, integrity and stewardship. Every activity starts with a[...]
all-day Sonic Circuits Festival @ Rhizome
Sonic Circuits Festival @ Rhizome
Sep 28 – Sep 30 all-day
Sonic Circuits Festival @ Rhizome | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Sonic Circuits is a Washington, DC area promoter for experimental music. Sonic Circuits seeks to expose audiences to cutting edge contemporary music that defies genres and offer artists new platforms to present their music and[...]
6:30 pm Blood Orange @ Lincoln Theatre
Blood Orange @ Lincoln Theatre
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm
Blood Orange @ Lincoln Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Dev Hynes, the UK based artist and producer better known as Blood Orange, released his reflective third album just a few weeks ago. Negro Swan boasts an impressive 16 tracks featuring artists like Diddy, A$AP[...]
6:30 pm Future Islands @ The Anthem
Future Islands @ The Anthem
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm
Future Islands @ The Anthem | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
If in 2014 you were living under a rock and somehow missed Future Islands’ front man Samuel T. Herring’s oddly spellbinding performance of “Seasons (Waiting on You),” go look it up. Even if you’ve seen[...]
Sep
29
Sat
10:00 am REI’s Outessafest 2018 @ Patuxent River Park at Jug Bay
REI’s Outessafest 2018 @ Patuxent River Park at Jug Bay
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am
REI’s Outessafest 2018 @ Patuxent River Park at Jug Bay | Upper Marlboro | Maryland | United States
This lineup and concept are a nature girl’s literal dream. I say girl, not as a point of exclusion, but to emphasize the femme-forward nature of this REI x BYT event. Guys, gals and everyperson[...]